Risher and Sulek Named to Academic All-Conference Cross Country Teams

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Coker College cross country runners Robyn Risher and Thad Sulek have been named to the Conference Carolinas 2011 Men's & Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference teams. 

Risher is a senior from Elloree, S.C. and Sulek is a junior from Hilton Head, S.C.

Conference member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport's Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.  

The 2011 Conference Carolinas Men's & Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. The 2011 Conference Carolinas Cross Country Championship Meet will be hosted by Queens University of Charlotte on Friday, October 21st at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, NC.  Keep up with all the Conference Carolinas fall tournament action on the league website at the Fall Championships Tourney Central link.